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MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
-known political pundit, fired both of them. fox news. well, great. two more jobs lost under obama. thanks a lot. >> i've been in a bit of a mudslide on my face. >> the late-night comedy writers get the last word. >>> fight on the right. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this horror show happening on the right. as i speak, you can hear the rumble of right versus right vitriol, fingers wagging angrily, even crazily, in every direction now. karl rove, the architect of the iraq war, the escapee from the cia scandal, the proud sponsor of the conservative feats in 2006 and 2008 who wasted fat cat money by the tens of millions, that karl rove is thumping around the country right now like a wounded elephant threatening to crush the party's fringes. tea partiers, look out. he may not be able to beat democrats, but he's got big, bad you in his sights. so the fight has begun. while steve king, matt kibbe, joe walsh, rush limbaugh, all the inhabitants of the cuckoo nest are scrambling because karl rove is drawing lines in the sand. want
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
of a key ally. >> john: kathryn hecatherine he, thanks. >> president obama's counter terrorism policy has been getting a pretty close examination this week during cincinnati weeks. tonight our chief washington correspondent, james rosen, reports from the state department on the contrast on how the obama policy has been rereceived versus that of his predecessor. >> americans should not expect one battle but a lengthy campaign. unlike any other we've ever seen. >> their veriation of the detention camp at guantanamo bay, their use of secret cia prisons, approvele of water boarding, reluctance to share classified information and their advancement of novel legal theories to justify it all. >> i've explained to you why we're not turning over the documents. >> the bush administration caught holy hell from the left. >> we declared a war on terrorism. that gives me, george w. bush, the power to pretty much do whatever i want. so if i'm going to detain people in guantanamo bay without charging them, i can do that. if i want to declare an american an enemy combat tant and suspend their civil liberti
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
that it because decision that brennan made? caller: brennan and obama together. >> thank you for checking in. you can take a look on facebook and the hashtag is brennan. we're going to give you a chance to see the entire hearing at 8:00 p.m. we're going to take you to president obama speaking to democrats in leesburg, virginia. we're getting a preview to the state of the union for next week he talked about gun control and immigration. it is about 20 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [c
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
gays but having gay leaders. thanks to president obama who cast it as a pure moral decision. if you are a big got you are against gay people you are against this. if you are for gay tepeople you are for it. who cares. weigh ought to have room in the society for groups like boy scouts to have an opinion they want on gays. >> tucker, in addition to which you have people inside who are pressuring saying they want opportunity to be in the scouts. >> $16 trillion in debt. the president is wasting time -- >> what's wrong with the president speak to go this critical issue. >> let the scouts work it out internally. it's beyond the moral issue. if you make it into a civil rights issue then you are inviting the law and coercion. that's a big problem. let the sil socieews -- civil society work it out on their own. they will. they always have. >> the president talks guns in one of the nation's big hunting state. we will be right back. [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? e carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energ
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am EST
as juan said not whether to have gays but having gay leaders. thanks to president obama who cast it as a pure moral decision. if you are a big got you are against gay people you are against this. if you are for gay tepeople you are for it. who cares. weigh ought to have room in the society for groups like boy scouts to have an opinion they want on gays. >> tucker, in addition to which you have people inside who are pressuring saying they want opportunity to be in the scouts. >> $16 trillion in debt. the president is wasting time -- >> what's wrong with the president speak to go this critical issue. >> let the scouts work it out internally. it's beyond the moral issue. if you make it into a civil rights issue then you are inviting the law and coercion. that's a big problem. let the sil socieews -- civil society work it out on their own. they will. they always have. >> the president talks guns in one of the nation's big hunting state. we will be right back. >> everybody is listening to keep the pressure on your members of congress to do the right thing. ask them if they support com
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
commander in chief, president barack obama. [applause] >> thank you. please be seated. in the years between the world wars, a young married couple in italy packed up what few belongings that they had and boardedx a boat for a new world. they pass under the statute of liberty, and went through the lines of ellis island. carmelo and carmelita panetta had no money and spoke little english. but they had a dream of a better life. they worked hard. they went west to california. they started a family and taught their sons that if they studied and worked, if they gave back to this country that they too could shell in a creek share in america pause, street today we pay tribute to their son, leon panetta, a man who has not simply lived up to the american dream, but has helped to protect it, for all of us. leon, our presence here today, members of congress, deputy secretary carter, general betsy, and members of the joint chiefs, service secretaries, and the men and women of the greatest military that the world has ever known, all this is a reflection of our personal appreciation to you and the gratitu
Current
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
obama as well as national security affairs to president clinton. p.j., many thanks. >> pleasure, john. >> john: have a great evening. joining me via skype, one of the foremost critics of the not so secret drone program glenn greenwald, columnist are in the british newspaper the guardian and author of with liberty and justice for some, how the law is used to protect the powerful. what a pleasure to have you with us. >> thank you. thanks for having me. >> john: today was a pretty busy day. senator feinstein told the committee according to the information she has from the white house which she said the committee's trying to confirm civilian casualties from drone strikes are in single digits each year. what does your research tell you tell you about that? whatever the government labels the human targets be it terrorists evil combatants, aren't they all really civilians? >> i think you really hit on a key point in that question which is what the definition of a civilian. what we know is the government statistics are inherently unreliable. that's because, as "the new york times" reported ju
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 10:00am PST
intelligence agent. i'm grateful to president obama for sending my name forward. thank you for your service to our nation and strong support for those who defend it. this includes the extraordinary men and women of the cia, and inintelligence community so many of whom like me call virginia home and call you our senator. i would the not be here today without the love and support of my wife kathy, my life partner and intelligence professionals has made numerous sacrifices over the yea years. >> would you pause mr. brennan. if you would remove that individual, please, quickly as you can, thank you. [audience member talking] >> mr. brennan, please procedure. >> my wife kathy like the spouses of other service intelligence officials has made numerous sacrifices baring the brunt of family responsibility because of my profession and tribute to my three children who like the children of many cia officers and other national security professionals have had to deal with disappointments associated with an absentee parent far often than they should. and i'm very pleased to be joined today by my wife kat
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
, that are for joining us. >> thank you. >> former vice president dick chain is blasting president obama's picks and says ejeopardizing national security with nominations for secretary of state and secretary of defensing saying the performance of barack obama as he staffs up the national security team is dismal, frankly. what he's appointed are second rate people. aspirin iran -- >> officials bust a weapons smuggling team they say has iran's fingerprints all over it. that story coming up. so you say men are superior drivers? yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? did you know not all fiber is the same? citrucel is different- it's the only fiber for regularity that won't cause excess gas. it's gentle and clinically proven to help restore and maintain regularity. look for citrucel today. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am PST
. we're so happy to have you here. >> thank you. >> is this rebranding effort going to work for the republican party? >> it might because it depends himself on what it is rebranding itself against as events unfold. so president obama has about 12 months here. >> don't you think in terms of who they are rebranding against, the competition, if you will, if we're talking marketplace term, the democrats thus far, for the most part the democrats kind of have it together in a way they historically have not. >> well, sort of. i mean, we still don't have a budget. we don't have a grand bargain in terms of social insurance reform and taxes beyond the top clinton rate. so i think to say the democrats are operating at a higher proficiency level at the moment politically that's true, how long that lasts is the question. and without -- it's interesting because their fates are linked. if the republicans don't play a partnership role as you were saying to find some common ground, then i think the whole system once again is going to become evermore dysfunctional in the eyes of the voters. >
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 10:00am EST
. mr. jones: mr. speaker, thank you very much. i want to thank president obama for his nomination of chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. while we were home last week, i had the opportunity to watch the senate confirmation hearing, and i was dismayed by the way many of the republicans on that hearing chastised mr. hagel. mr. hagel is a man of integrity. i -- the question from one of the senators about, do you think the surge worked, and senator hagel was such he didn't want to give him a direct answer. i would have said no, it didn't work. 1,200 americans killed. i don't know how many iraqis. look at the country today. it is totally falling apart. that was a question towards senator hagel. . the iraq war was very unnecessary. it was manufactured by the previous administration, and there was a marine general, greg newbold, who actually wrote an article in "time" after the war started and one of the points he made that i'm going to share with you, mr. speaker, is some of the missteps included the distortion of intelligence in the buildup to the war. the distortion of intelligence
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 9:15pm EST
in the world. please know that. >> thank you very optimistic note. thank you. [applause] . >> president obama talks about sequestration and tax policy. the senator from alaska delivers the republican address. she offers her clever and energy for the united states. >> over the last few years democrats and republicans have cut our deficit by more than $2.50 trillion to a mix of spending cuts and hired tax cuts for the wealthiest americans. that is more than halfway toward the four trillion dollars that you elected officials say we need to stabilize our debt. i believe we can finish the job the same but we started it with a balanced mix of more spending cuts and tax reform. the overwhelming majority of the american people agree. my preference and the preference of many members of congress is to do that and a balanced and comprehensive web making sensible changes to entitlement programs and reforming the tax code. both the house and the senate are working toward budget proposals that led up the balance path going forward. the budget process takes time. right now, if congress does not act by march
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
to the president of the united states barack obama. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you, everybody. have a seat. have a seat. thank you for that very gracious introduction and you're outstanding leadership. let me begin by saying that i could not be happier that one of my most important friends and partners is still leading our democrats in the house of representatives. i love nancy pelosi. give her a big round of applause. [cheers and applause] i love nancy pelosi. also, she just generates good- looking grand babies. they are so handsome and sharp, and beautiful. to hoyer and jim as well as javier, thank you for the great work that you guys are doing each afternoon day. to steve israel who worked tirelessly to bring on 49 new outstanding members of this caucus. [cheers and applause] i am looking forward to spending time with all 49 of you. hopefully we'll see you at the white house and at various events but i know you came here to get something done. i look forward to working with you every single day to do what is right by the people who sent us here. i changed the for
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
ceremony at the vatican. actually, i can't wait. chris cuomo, thank you. >>> president obama plans to get tough with congress in his state of the union speech on jobs, economy, and the middle class. should the president use his bully pulpit more? it's our talk back question today. max has a nice little tra, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. do you guys ride? well... no. sometimes, yeah. yes. well, if you know anybody else who also rides, send them here -- we got great coverage. it's not like bikers love their bikes more than life itself. i doubt anyone will even notice. leading the pack in motorcycle insurance. now, that's progressive. call or click today. aarrggh! >>> now your chance to talk back on one of the top stories of the day. your question, should president obama use his bully pulpit more? don't expect tea and roses on president obama's state of the union speech. he'll come out swinging on jobs, the econom
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
. thank you. [applause] also, i want to thank president obama for his trust in me to take on this awesome task and for his trust in every single one of you and what you do every single day. i think it is beyond fair to say that this president's vision and what he has implemented from your efforts over the course of the last years without any question, has restored america's reputation and place in the world and we thank you for what you have done to do that. [applause] i said the other day at the hearings, if any of you had a chance to see any of it -- i said the senate was in my blood and it is after 28 + is. but it is also true that foreign service is in my genes and everything we do here is. i have a sister who worked for most of her career in new york at the un and most recently at the un mission. my wife, who was born in mozambique, and you will see here on wednesday, speaks five languages. at some location, she did translating but worked mostly with the un trusteeship council and as powerful beliefs in the mission of this great department and usaid. and my father, as was mentioned,
FOX Business
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
appointed. somebody has to say, and i am happy to say it to the president, get with it, president obama. your people are paying too much for gasoline. melissa: john, i love your fire. thank you so much for coming on. we appreciate it. lori: this has to do with the role of the credit rating agencies before the financial crisis. they do plan to file civil charges against s&p. enforcement action is likely to focus on s&p mortgage bond rating model before 2008. remember s&p rated any of those junk bonds, aaa when in fact they were based on subprime mortgages. that was the origination that many will report to for the credit crisis. again, this will be the first crisis related enforcement action by the u.s. against a credit rating firm. it comes after a breakdown in settlement talks. they could take action against s&p this week. this all comes to us from dow jones. barbarians at the cyber gates. fresh attacks on the nation's largest newspapers and now can't even twitter. melissa: a shortage of qualified workers hurting the pentagon's efforts. we will introduce you to a man training the next g
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 3:00am PST
're experiencing, but thank you very much. president obama channellllenged dick cheney, calling his picks second rate. are president obama's choices putting us at risk. we'll report, you decide. a remarkable story you heard on "fox & friends," a waiter who stuck up for a child with downs syndrome. that hero back with that amazing story. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's is ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu. ♪ a >> welcome back, here are quick he headlines. take a look at the eight foot alligator that got stuck in a florida storm drain. it jumped in head first a few blocks from an elementary school. a conservation officer taped his jaw shut and he was sent off to literally an alligator farm. and the picture that came to world war ii. the statue near the midway museum was tha
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
and it will take a while before this is gone. >> paul goodloe with the weather channel. president obama declared a state of emergency in connecticut earlier today and you can see why. thank you, paul. >> reporter: sure. >>> back to politics now. among the attendees at president obama's state of the union tuesday night will be former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. at last year's state of the union, while in the early stages of her recovery from gunshot wounds, giffords was warmly greeted when she entered. she resigned her seat in congress the very next day. a powerful image. i want to turn to the political war room. chris kofinis, former chief of staff of west virginia senator joe manchin and msnbc contributor robert traynham, a former bush/cheney senior adviser, working in georgetown now. chris, i'll start with you. gabby giffords said on facebook she'll be in that gallery again on tuesday and also said, "we'll be listening to what the president those say and are standing ready to support common-sense legislation in congress to reduce gun violence." how big a play can the president make in hi
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 2:00am PST
is that this happened across the street from a police station. john? >> wow. interesting. nick valencia, thanks for that report. >>> 38 minutes past the hour. tomorrow night president obama delivers a state of the union address. the first of his second term. administration officials say jobs and the state of the economy will be featured prominently in the address before members of congress and the nation. they say programs will be unveiled to create more jobs, n and strengthen the economy. >> stay with cnn for complete coverage of the president's speech and analysis from the best political team. it begins tomorrow night at 7:00 eastern time. >> you are the best we have. happy to have you there. >>> it could be a break in the case of a young teenager, a performer of president obama's inauguration who was gunned down in a senseless act of violence. we'll go live to chicago where suspects are being questioned as we speak. that's coming up. it yellows over time. when it comes to your smile, if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest whitestrips whiten as well as $500 professional treatments.
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am EST
. >> al, thank you. this morning lawmakers are getting nuances about why the obama administration believes it is okay to use drones to kill expected terrorists including americans. it's an issue that will be key at today's confirmation hearing for the president's pick for cia. michael isikoff is calling this story for us. michael, good morning. >> savannah, good morning. drone strikes, the obama administration's weapon of choice against terrorists are coming under scrutiny. after a disclosure justice department document obtained by nbc news this week that justifies the targeted killing of americans suspected of being top al qaeda leaders. for the first time today the white house is sharing the classified memo that lays out the legal basis for such strikes with members of the house and senate intelligence committees. the move comes at a crucial time as john brenan, president obama's nominee to be cia director, faces his confirmation hearing today on capitol hill. in the war over drone strikes, a major reversal from the white house. after years of ironclad secrecy, president obama directed t
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
readiness. i want to thank secretary dunkin and president obama for the opportunity to innovate and build a new college and career readiness based assessment and accountability system in kentucky through the waiver process, and i hope the waiver process will certainly inform reauthorization. with no child left behind, i've been a supporter of the legislation. every child should meet proficiency. we failed to meet the needs of the children who needed our help the most. however, as we agree, the vision of no child left behind was right, we lost something in the transition to details. begin the challenges of implementation and the looming 2014 time line of no child left behind to reach 100 proficiency, the council of chief state school officers convened a group of chiefs to develop a model for next generation accountability systems that would focus on college and career readiness. this group is a natural progression @ successful work on the common core standards. during this time, the administration was also working on the waiver process, and we think both of those were working together alon
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
it now. any other questions? ok. thank you all very much for coming. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> at 8:00 eastern, president obama unveiling his plan to avoid the automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect on march 1. then house majority leader on immigration policy and the house republican agenda and and then nancy pelosi marking the 20th anniversary of the family and medical leave act. >> the thing that coolidge did, when he left office, the budget was lower than when he came in. that's the story for us now. well, how did he do that? the economy grew a lot. maybe more than 3% sometimes. unemployment was down below 5%. the balance was -- the budget was balanced. how did it help the economy? a lot, because he got the government out of the way of the economy. >> we trace the life of the 30th president of the united states in "coolidge," sunday night at 8:00. >> during the presidency of her husband james madison, british troops invaded the capital in 1812, she saved a portrait of george washington
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
. john. >> victor blackwell in midland city. thank you for keeping us up to speed on this ongoing story. >>> president obama hits the road to combat gun violence. he's headed to minneapolis for a speech this afternoon and prepares to leave washington. really buzzing about this picture of the president at camp david. the white house leased the photo to quiet critic who's questioned the president's claim that he sometimes shoots skeet during retreats at camp david. conspiracy theorists say it's a doctored photo already. ridiculous. the president sat down with cbs news scott pelley ahead of the super bowl and asked if he agreed with the recent announcement of the boy scouts of america that they may be lifting the ban on gay members. let's listen. >> my attitude, gays and lesb n lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. in every institution and walk of life. >> the president addressed several other topics as well from women in combat to the economy. >>> still ahead on "starting point." we remember chris kyle, considered to be one of the deadliest snipers
CNBC
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am EST
what the impact of obama care really is on the sector. back to you guys. >> all right. thank you, josh lipton. apple is not participating in the broader rally over the past three months. will that change anytime soon? find out how you should be playing apple and the rest of the tech sector right after this break. [ male announcer ] let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much, you think. except it's 2% every year. go to e-trade and find out how much our advice and guidance costs. spoiler alert: it's low. it's guidance on your terms, not ours. e-trade. less for us. more for you. [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ >>> about an hour into trading. 7:31 on the west coast, 10:30 on the east coast. acme packet shares rallying on the news, up 22%. blackbe
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am EST
, thanks for the latest entertainment headlines watch a.j. tonight on hln. >>> 50 minutes past the hour, time to check top stories. president obama pushing immigration reform today, he'll meet with leaders of labor unions and progressive groups like the naacp, separately he will meet in the afternoon with a dozen business leaders, including those from goldman sachs, yahoo and coca-cola. king richard iii's newly discovered skull has been used to recreate or actually create this 3-d model of his face. and this comparison image you can see the bust on the right it's pretty darn similar to richard's painted portrait on the left. isn't that strange how that happened. dna tests confirm human remains found under a parking lot in britain are those of the king. officials at the boy scouts of america headquarters in dallas, texas have a lot of reading today. a group of scouts and leaders delivered more -- delivered 1.4 million signatures on lots and lots of petitions, they are hoping the organization will vote this week, actually wednesday, to end the national policy banning gays. that's our talk
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
. thanks, joy reid, have a nice weekend. you, too, david corn. >>> how deep is the debate over drones? critics on the progressive left, some of them, and libertarian right are taking issue with the obama administration drone policy. this is a family dispute in my house. polls show most americans support, even most liberals if you will, even when it means killing americans who are plotting with al qaeda to kill other americans. >>> plus, four senators, two democrats and two republicans, are really working on a deal to expand at least background checks for gun sales. two of the four senators are members of the nra. if they can strike a deal, then a big part of president obama's gun safety proposals could be within reach. >>> plus, the terrific movie "silver linings playbook" puts mental illness in the spotlight tonight. we're joined by the director of that film, the great david russell, to talk about the issue and the oscar history the movie could make. i think it's got a shot. >>> texas governor rick perry escalates that war with his california counterpart -- he's not even slightly a c
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
'donnell, thank you very much. >>> first lady michelle obama is said to attend a funeral for a 15-year-old girl who was shot just days after performing as a majorette at the presidential inauguration. no arrests have been made in the murder. >>> carrying out test flights of the 787 dreamliners. the planes have been grounded after problems with their batteries. faa is limiting those test flights and no passengers will be allowed on board until the battery problem has been fixed. >>> you're at a restaurant with your family. when the check comes you find a very unusual discount. imagine the king family surprise when they found they had gotten a four dollar discount for having well-behaved children. the restaurant owner said he was impressed that their children said their please and thank yous and were very polite. wonder what they do for badly behaved kids. >> there's a surcharge. >> we should mention in new york, snow falling on rockefeller plaza. i think we have a shot on the west side of manhattan, there's a running tap there. and you can see it coming down there as well. >> when we talk about
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 10:30am EST
." >> a wide. >> thank you for having me. >> watch representative chris van hollen, the top democrat on the budget committee again on "newsmakers" here on c-span at 6:00 p.m.. today on c-span, president obama's nominee for director of the cia, john brennan, followed by defense secretary leon panetta, and martin dempsey testified on the attacks in benghazi, libya, and later, the farewell ceremony for defense secretary panetta. john brennan, president obama's nominee for cia director testifying to the intelligence committee, answering questions on the targeted killing program and his role as counterterrorism advisor to president bush. the confirmation hearing was interrupted several times by protesters. they were forced to reset for several minutes to clear the room. [captions copyright nationalcable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed bynational captioning institute] police. will the capitol police now come in and clear the room. all signs out. [indiscernible] if the capitol police will clear the room, please. [indiscernible] [indiscernible] please clear the room. [indiscernib
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 8:00am PST
to your secretary. she sounds like a blessing. see you guys soon. thank you so much. >> take care. jon: it was prayer and politics in the nation's capitol today. president obama making a moment during the national prayer breakfast to criticize the cable news networks for failing to cover the event in the past. we're live with more on that from washington. >>> also a car left suspended over a stairwell after crashing into a children's clinic. incredible video from the seen. plus a look what led to this bizarre situation jenna: right now a 70-year-old man is back on solid ground after a crash that left him suspended in midair. this is the picture that kind of tells the story. his car hovering some 20 feet over a starewell. the front left wheel is resting on a ledge of a california children's clinic t took 40 minutes for rescue crews to pull the driver out through a passenger door. you can see they're trying to take the care out there. witnesses say this all happened when he was trying to retrieve a ticket from a nearby toll booth. his car rolled backward in neutral. instead of hitting th
CNN
Feb 7, 2013 2:00am PST
in for a long time, john. >> thanks, reza. >> there's going to be a lot of talk about this here locally as well. congressional lawmakers will get access to classified documents concerning the targeted killings of americans overseas. president obama will release documents to two committees outlining the legal justification for drone strikes that kill u.s. terror suspects abroad. the administration's drone program has been shrouded in secrecy and criticized by many members of congress. the white house says more than two dozen senior al qaeda members have been killed in drone strikes, including one american citizen. >>> meantime the president's nominee for cia director, john brennan, has his confirmation hearing today, the drone issue almost certain to come up because brennan was one of the architect's of the drone policy. as cnn's barbara starr tells us, he's about to feel the heat from senators on both sides of the aisle. >> and mr. john brennan. >> reporter: when president obama's pick for cia director heads to capitol hill today for his confirmation hearing, there's some in the president's own
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
governor christie. [applause] [laughter] >> thank you for your service. i have some comments. you have said president obama believes is done carefully, deliberately and responsibly, we can be more transparent and still ensure our nation's security. i absolutely agree. the american people have the right to know whether government does on their behalf. consistent with our national security, the presumption of transparency should be the rule, not the exception. and the government should make as much information available to the american public as possible. so on the committee when and we as members of congress push hard for access to the legal analysis targeting americans using drones, for instance, it erodes the government's credibility by the american people. i want to say i'm grateful to the president for allowing members of this committee to brief review some of the information. this is an important first debt. there's much more to be done in that regard. you have heard that from my colleagues today. i have long believed our government also has an obligation to the american people to face
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Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
the director of the c.i.a. no respect for governor christie. thank you for your willingness to continue to serve as the head of the c.i.a. you said that president obama believes that done carefully and responsiblely, we can be more transparent and ensure our nation's security. i agree. the american people has the right to know what the government does on their behalf consistent with the national security, the transparency should be the rule, not exception. the government should make as much information available to the american public as possible. so when we, on the committee, and we as members of congress, push hard for the legal analysis to legally target americans using drones, it erodes the government's credibility to the american people. i want to tell you i'm grateful to the president for allowing members of this committee to use some of the opinions to target american citizens. this is an important first step but there is more to be done. you've heard that from my colleagues here today. i long believe that our government also has an obligation to the american people to face its m
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Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
mcdermott, thank you for talking to our viewers. we'll talk to representative scott garrett, then the media in afghanistan. first, an update -- update on c- span radio. >> as president obama works to fill his cabinet for the second term, reports say he is looking at women, the keynote and openly gay at its four top slots. people say the leading candidate for commerce secretary is a longtime ally of the president and a chicago fundraiser. the top candidate for the office of management and budget is sylvia matthews burwell. a new report released today says 54 countries cooperated with the global kidnap, detention and torture operation mounted after 9/11, many in europe. the report was compiled by the open society justice initiative. the states include pakistan, afghanistan, egypt and jordan where the existence of secret cousins have been documented for many -- prisons have been documented for many years, but the report also lists ireland, -- iceland, cyprus. the report coincides with john brennan being questioned about the enhanced interrogation policies adopted by the george w. bush administ
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Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
obama. brennan told the senate intelligence committee he's been told by his lawyer he's only a witness in those probes. >> michael isikoff, thank you. ron widen is a member of the intelligence committee and has pressed the white house for more information on its drone policy. senator, thank you for being with us. first yes, are you satisfied after saying the president was practicing secret law and stone calling, are you satisfied these memos are being released to some members of congress? >> this is an encouraging first step. and especially because it comes at a time when the lines have blurred between the military and the intelligence field and it's going to be so important to do robust congressional oversight in order on protect both our security and our liberty. also i'll make sure it leads to an expanded public right to know. >> let me ask you about the nomination of john brennan. you hinted you would pull out all the stops. does that mean you intend to block his nomination? shall. >> first of all, i never announced my position until we had a confirmation hearing. i did believe wha
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